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The Thesis Statement. States the main idea of the essay and tells what the organization of the information will be. It is your position on whatever you are writing about. Your topic + your position on topic = thesis.

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the thesis statement

The Thesis Statement

States the main idea of the essay and tells what the organization of the information will be.

it is your position on whatever you are writing about your topic your position on topic thesis
It is your position on whatever you are writing about.Your topic + your position on topic = thesis
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It is specificit is not too broadit is not too narrowIt focuses on one main point and one position about the topic
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Are those thesis statements?1. the advantages of majoring in engineering2. Students should be allowed to manage the bookstore.3. Why do I want to be a lawyer?4. Knowing a foreign language can be beneficial to everyone.5. I am going to describe my home.

which sentence could serve as a topic sentence or thesis statement
Which sentence could serve as a topic sentence or thesis statement
  • A. The fabric of his curtains and comforter has a sports theme.
  • B. All over the walls, there are posters of his favorite team, the Dolphins.
  • C. Mike built the headboard of his bed to look like goalposts.
  • D. The floor is covered with green carpet that looks like Astroturf.
  • E. My cousin Mike’s room reveals to any visitor that he is a football fanatic.
topic sentence and thesis statement
Topic sentence and Thesis statement?
  • A. You’ll want to start with a refrigerated roll-out dough, which is fairly cheap.
  • B. Making your own pizza at home is easy and economical.
  • C. Look for toppings from among the leftovers in your refrigerator.
  • D. Some really tasty sauces come in a can or a jar, and you can add extra spices.
  • E. Cover your custom pizza with cheese, and bake it until the sauce bubbles.
good or bad topic sentences
Good or bad topic sentences
  • A. I think that sororities and fraternities have some good qualities.
  • B. Volunteering at the local soup kitchen has taught me to be gracious in giving.
  • C. My younger brother has a pet iguana that requires special care.
  • D. Math is a required course in most colleges.
  • E. Some TV shows have affected children in very intense ways.
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Write a clear thesis statement1. Topic: EducationPurpose: To show the advantages of learning EnglishThesis:______________
3 topic health purpose to explain some of the problems caused by poor diet thesis
3.Topic: HealthPurpose: To explain some of the problems caused by poor diet.Thesis:____________